Robert Taylor Matheson, age 54, loving husband, father and grandfather, died at a local hospital February 16, 1991, from a heart attack.
Born April 12, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois to William John and Dorothy Fletcher Taylor Matheson. He married Carole Jean Oliver, September 5, 1958 in Chicago, Illinois. Later Solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple, January 14, 1960. He served an LDS Mission in the Northwestern States from May, 1956 to May, 1958. He was Justice of the Peace in Woods Cross City from 1972 to present time, past president of Utah State Justice Court Association. He taught school for 30 years in the Davis County School District. He had a beautiful singing voice and he loved camping, motor cycling and Saturday afternoon matinees.He is survived by his wife, Carole Jean, Woods Cross; sons, Michael and his wife, Carie, Riverton; Scott and his wife, Beka, West Valley City; daughters, Julie and husband, Paul Mulderig, Woods Cross; Karin and husband, Mark Beckstrand, Bountiful; Amy Lynn, a student at Snow College; father, Chicago; grandchildren, Brody Mulderig; Brindy and Keaton Beckstrand; three brothers and two sisters. He will be especially missed by his best friend, his wife.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, February 21, 1991, 3 p.m. in the Woods Cross Stake Center, 800 West 2064 South. Friends may call Wednesday evening from 7-9 p.m. at Russon Brothers Bountiful Mortuary, 295 North Main, and Thursday at 1:45-2:45 p.m. at the Church prior to services. Interment, Bountiful City Cemetery.
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